Mixing up the terms Hispanic, Latinx, and Spanish is really common. So here’s Kat Lazo with a simple explanation that clears up what so many people get wrong.
With this super clear info and a quick history lesson, you’ll understand how to use these terms – and why it’s so important to know the difference.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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Kat Lazo is a self-proclaimed social commentator, media critic, and overall, a woman who questions everything. Having studied Advertising and Marketing Communications at the Fashion Institute of Technology, she’s ready to add some feminism to the ad world. Check out more of her writing at TheeKatsMeoww, watch her videos on YouTube, and follow on Twitter @TheeKatsMeoww, Facebook, and Tumblr.